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Requirements for Certificate in Latin American & Caribbean Studies

LCS Certificate Program Application

This certificate program provides invaluable preparation for students interested in pursuing careers or graduate studies related to Latin America and/or the Caribbean.

In order to earn a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, students must complete 12 hours of coursework, including the LCS gateway course, "Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean " (LCS 300). Students must also demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in Spanish, French, or another of the region's dominant languages (except English). This requirement may be fulfilled either by passing a 200-level language course, or alternatively, by passing a language competency exam. Students of any major may earn an LCS certificate.

Students earning the LCS Certificate are strongly encouraged to study abroad in a Latin American or Caribbean country, an/or carry out an LCS-related internship (either locally or abroad).

Students interested in earning a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies should contact the LCS Program Director for further information and an application form.

Gateway Course: LCS 300 Intro to Latin America & the Caribbean (3 hours)

This is a three-hour course that provides students with a general introduction to the region. It is offered every Spring. Students may receive ANT credit for taking this class, in addition to LCS credit.

Electives--selected from at least 2 disciplines (9 hours)

Electives earning LCS credit include the following:

ANT/LCS 310 Latinos in the U.S. South
*ANT 380 Applying Anthropology
ART 330 Pre-Columbian & Latin American Art
*BUS 410 International Business
BIO 482 Coral Reef Ecology (Belize)
BIO 483 Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation (Costa Rica)
EDU 222 Exploration in Diverse Cultures (Latin American or Caribbean sites only)
*ENG 332 Post Colonial Literature
GEO 150 Geology of the Bahamas
GOV 358 Politics of Latin America
HIS 358 Latin American History
LCS 450 Seminar in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
LCS 496 Internship
LCS 498 Directed Study (and Study Abroad)
SPA 311 Survey of Spanish-American Literature
SPA 324 Hispanic Culture
SPA 403 Contemporary Spanish-American Literature
*SPA 404 Spanish Business Communication
*SPA 405 Topics in Spanish

*For these courses to be granted LCS credit, the instructors must provide assurance that at least 25 percent of course content is LCS-related. (Study-abroad or classes taught in the region are exempt from this requirement).

Language Proficiency in Spanish, French, Portuguese or another language widely spoken in the region.

Students must earn a passing grade in Spanish 200 or French 200, or otherwise demonstrate proficiency in Spanish, French, or another language widely spoken in the region.

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